Finally managed to get out for my first tench session of the year after deciding to target them much more this year. Chose a small reservoir that I had heard held them. Fished all day and to begin with caught a good bream and a good carp (not supposed to be many in there thankfully) so thought it would be a productive day but it was hard going after that. I plugged away all day with the feeder keeping the feed going into the same area all day and with an hour to go I was rewarded for the hard work with this 7.5lb beauty. Beat my pb by 3lbs and made the effort well worth it. Then lost another at the death when my mainline broke. It must have got snagged on a rock or similar on the bottom. Very rare for me to snap a mainline. Will definitely be going back. Bait was 3 corn kernels hair rigged over a dark groundbait mix.